Busta Rhymes: "His Death Stopped My Career!" Busta Rhymes Finally Opens Up About His Grief, Nearly Dying & How He Turned His Life Around!
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If you enjoy hearing about inside the music industry and its artists, I recommend you check out my conversation with will.i.am, which you can find here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1m-2QhqdlfI From Trevor to Busta, love of the rap game to global success, and rock bottom to rebirth. This is Busta Rhymes as you’ve never heard him. Trevor George Smith Jr. or ‘Busta Rhymes’, first reached fame with the hip-hop group, ‘Leaders of the New School’, and began his solo rap career in 1996, since then has released 11 studio albums and received 12 Grammy Award nominations for his work. In this conversation Busta and Steven discuss topics, such as: Growing up in the hood Starting out in music Becoming an MC by accident Using rap as a way out of work Becoming addicted to entertaining and the reaction of people to his raps Rapping to protect himself Selling crack at 12 years old Failure not being an option for his father His father standing in the way of his musical career Getting booed off stage early in his career His mother signing his record deal at 17 years old What lessons he would tell his kids to reach success Why you need to be selfish to reach success His manger dying in 2012 How his manager taught him ever he knew His emotional down turn How his whole life was going in a totally different direction Why he couldn’t figure himself out Being on steroid pills How his son thought he was going to die You can listen to Busta’s newest album ‘Blockbusta’, here: https://spoti.fi/40UxsvS Follow Busta: Instagram: https://bit.ly/3t0odO6 Twitter: https://bit.ly/49VkjGS Watch the episodes on Youtube - https://g2ul0.app.link/3kxINCANKsb My new book! 'The 33 Laws Of Business & Life' is out now: https://smarturl.it/DOACbook Follow me: Instagram: http://bit.ly/3nIkGAZ Twitter: http://bit.ly/3ztHuHm Linkedin: https://bit.ly/41Fl95Q Telegram: http://bit.ly/3nJYxST Sponsors: Zoe: http://joinzoe.com with an exclusive code CEO10 for 10% off Linkedin: http://linkedin.com/doac Huel: https://g2ul0.app.link/G4RjcdKNKsb Conversation cards: https://thediary.com/products/the-cards Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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